Drug Information for FUROSEMIDEINJECTION, USP40 mg/mL (10 mg/mL) (McKesson Packaging Services Business unit of McKesson Corporation): ADVERSE REACTIONS

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  • Adverse reactions are categorized below by organ system and listed by decreasing severity.

    Gastrointestinal System Reactions

    • Pancreatitis
    • Jaundice (intrahepatic cholestatic jaundice)
    • Anorexia
    • Oral and gastric irritation
    • Cramping
    • Diarrhea
    • Constipation
    • Nausea
    • Vomiting

    Systemic Hypersensitivity Reactions

    • Systemic vasculitis
    • Interstitial nephritis
    • Necrotizing angiitis

    Central Nervous System Reactions

    • Tinnitus and hearing loss
    • Paresthesias
    • Vertigo
    • Dizziness
    • Headache
    • Blurred vision
    • Xanthopsia

    Hematologic Reactions

    • Aplastic anemia (rare)
    • Thrombocytopenia
    • Agranulocytosis (rare)
    • Hemolytic anemia
    • Leukopenia
    • Anemia

    Dermatologic-Hypersensitivity Reactions

    • Exfoliative dermatitis
    • Erythema multiforme
    • Purpura
    • Photosensitivity
    • Urticaria
    • Rash
    • Pruritus

    Cardiovascular Reaction

    Orthostatic hypotension may occur and be aggravated by alcohol, barbiturates or narcotics.

    Other Reactions

    • Hyperglycemia
    • Glycosuria
    • Hyperuricemia
    • Muscle spasm
    • Weakness
    • Restlessness
    • Urinary bladder spasm
    • Thrombophlebitis
    • Transient injection site pain following intramuscular injection
    • Fever

    Whenever adverse reactions are moderate or severe, furosemide dosage should be reduced or therapy withdrawn.

  • Drug Information Provided by National Library of Medicine (NLM).
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